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ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
counting the days between now and tuesday. barack obama was greeted with chants of "four more years." he reminded the crowd. >> in four days, you have a choice to make. it is not between two party is orwo candidates. it is a choice between two different visions for america. >> the obama campaign says unemployment went up because more people are re-entering the job market, newly optimistic about jobs being created. >> the american auto industry is back on top. home values are on the rise. >> but mitt romney was quick to insist not enough new jobs are being created to energize the still is the candidate who knows how. >> i will have a lot of people offering advice, and i know a lot about it myself to begin with. >> virginia remains one of the most coveted prizes to win on tuesday. barack obama has two rallies here tomorrow. on monday, the final day of campaigning, mitt romney will spend his day in lynchburg and head to a rally -- at george mason university. >> thanks, rebecca. residents of maryland turned out in big numbers for their final chance to turn in an early voting ballot. the stat
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
campaign schedules for president obama and governor romney from now until election day. they are making a mad dash seeking swing state votes. we have tracie potts tracking it all from washington. >> reporter: new this morning, the nation's unemployment rate is 7.9%, up slightly from a month ago as expected although 171,000 jobs were created in october, plus 134,000 not originally reported in september. >> this is a great report. >> it is consistent with the consumer confidence numbers. it illustrates the break we have seen. consumers have been saying we have more jobs and we're feeling better. >> reporter: both candidates land in ohio today. so far here is the travel schedule. governor romney visits seven states, including a rally in ohio with 100 supporters and politicians and celebrities. in virginia, a make up from hurricane sandy. >> he was the other day talking about saving characters on "sesame street" and playing word game was my name. >> reporter: president obama also visits seven states between now and election day with a focus on ohio. his must-win state. he'll be there every da
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
that. >> ohioan not be able to escape the political spotlight. president obama will be here day until the election day. >> of course, abc 7 is your for the most up-to-date information. with oure speaking partners at politico about what jobs report mean for president obama and mitt romney. >> the presidential race is just several big items on ballot in maryland. the final day for early in maryland. we are at a polling site in landover. last day of early voting in maryland. see the peopllined up .ehind you you can see this very long at this learning center. this is what people are having endure on this last day of voting. of these people got here this center opened at 8:00 in the morning. far, 1000 people have cast their ballots. statewide, records are being set .votingly 8% of eligible voters in the maryland have taken this early voting opportunity. as longhey are waiting four hours. are just try to make the best of it. >> i enjoyed it, got to meet some -- got to make some new friends. not trade experience for the world. >> i do not see much stress. i think i will get in within the whi
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
break. today is the first day. president obama spends the entire day in ohio. he's got stops in springfield, lima, hilliard in franklin county which has voted for democrats in the last three elections but his other two stops are in counties which voted for mccain in 2008. after a morning rally in wisconsin romney is also in ohio today. in aetna and westchester both counties that voted republican the last three elections. you look at the president's campaign schedule and it makes the buckeye state look like an airline hub for airforce one with ohio stops every day through the election. colorado, swing through florida, got to change planes in ohio. mitt romney not only focused on ohio but is trying to broaden the battleground map. what is he up to here with this decision to campaign in pennsylvania on sunday? he's also got new hampshire on his list twice not once. the smallest swing state. they think it is edging their direction but more importantly for their math the 270 they don't get there with florida, virginia, ohio. they get there with florida, virginia, ohio, and one small
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 5:30pm EDT
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NBC
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
york city mayor and independent michael bloomberg. with five days until election day, president obama campaigned across wisconsin, nevada and colorado. mitt romney travelled across virginia today. both sides concentrating on nine swing states which could make the difference. >> the president wants to see four more years, that's his chant. our chant is this, five more days, all right? >> we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering sure ain't change. giving more power back to the biggest banks isn't change. leaving millions without health insurance isn't change. >> and today's nbc poll, the president leads mitt romney by six points in iowa. the races in wisconsin and new hampshire are much tighter. >>> an effort is underway to establish a reward nund last night's murder of a popular business owner. investigators say robbery was the motive for the deadly shooting of 50-year-old wilbur bartley. he was closing his cell phone store on international boulevard. when police say he was confronted by one or two gunmen. he was known for working with customers who had trouble
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 2:30am PDT
campaign where president obama is focused on iowa, making stops there every day between now and the election on tuesday. his schedule tells you everything you need to know about where his campaign is looking. he'll be in virginia, florida, new hampshire, iowa, colorado, and wisconsin over the next 96 hours. mitt romney will be in many of those same states over the next four days, although he's hitting pennsylvania and bypassing florida. president obama back on the trail yesterday after a three-daybreak to oversee the storm recovery. he rallied a crowd of about 10,000 people in colorado making a not-so-subtle jab at his opponent's tendency to change his mind. >> after four years as president, you know me by now. you know me. you may not agree with every decision i make. you may be frustrated at the pace of change. i always remind people that when we did the auto bailout, only 10% of the country approved of it. including, by the way, folks in michigan and ohio. but you know what i believe. you know where i stand. you know i'm willing to make tough decisions even when they're not polit
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
, colorado. it reads, a romney fan stole my obama sign. do it again and you'll make my day and tv news. the zellins add that the sign is brightly lit at night. >>> well, brand-new information on the cia's role in the benghazi attack. details next. >>> plus oprah's favorite things. you might even be able to afford a few of them. you're watching "early today." >>> stories making news on this friday morning. the cia has released a detailed time line of this september's attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi, libya. it shows that security officers went to the aid of american diplomats less than 25 minutes after the first call for help. and the agency specifically denied allegations that personnel were ordered to stand down. >>> a senior secret service agent who served on the protection detail for president obama killed himself last week in washington. he was under investigation for violating policy by having a long-standing relationship with a woman from mexico without telling the secret service. >>> in sports, on thursday night football. san diego quarterback philip rivers connected a career b
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
work to do. >> president obama spending his day campaigning in 0 hio mitt romney in way. only four days to go until we go to vote, both men spending the weekend trying to sway the undecided. >>> the rising unemployment numbers do not bode well for veterans coming home from overseas so today at a joint base anacostia bowling in d.c. scott broom got a look at what's facing employers and veterans as they try to make a match with each other. >> reporter: they call this job fair at joint base anacostia bowling "hiring our heroes." >> they've got the integrity, the work ethic that people are looking for. >> reporter: this is where veterans have traded uniform for business suit, although some are still wearing their stripes. >> we have over 60 employers. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel kathleen is organizing these job fairs nationwide for the u.s. chamber of commerce. she talks about the challenges for veterans. >> mill terry person has been deployed, is coming back, and the job in their local community may already be taken so they really have a disadvantage. >> reporter: unemployment for
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
on the day barack obama took office. he promised that he would propose a plan to save social security and medicare from insolvency. he didn't. rather, he raided $716 billion from medicare to pay for his obama care. he said he was going to lower health insurance premiums for the average family by $2,500 a year by now. and actually, they are now $3,000 higher for an average family. and gasoline, the american family now pays $2,000 a year more for gasoline than when he was elected. of course, he also said he was going to work across the aisle on the most important issues. listen to this, he has not met on the economy or on the budget or on jobs with either of the republican leader of the house or the senate since july. instead of bridging the divide, he's made it wider. now, how is it that he's fallen so short of what he promised? in part, it's because he has never led before. he had never worked across the aisle before. he never truly understood how jobs are created and the economy. and, of course, today he is now making new promises. promises he will be unable to keep because
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> reporter: president obama also visits seven states between now and election day with a focus on ohio, his must-win state. he'll be there every day between now and the election, making his closing arguments, highlighting higher home prices and victory overseas. >> al qaeda has been decimated. osama bin laden is dead. so we've made real progress these past four years. >> reporter: the president picked up an endorsement from new york mayor michael blo bloomberg. earlier this week, bloomberg said they were too busy cleaning up from the storm for a presidential visit, but he applauds the president's record on climate change. so how will it shake out on tuesday? >> i think romney has a 50/50 chance to win the popular vote. i think it's harder to see him winning the electoral vote. >> reporter: a possible split verdict from a nation already deeply divided. an anxious end to what's been a very long campaign. lynn. >> all right, tracie. thanks. a quick program note for you. sunday on "meet the press," david gregory getting the final word of the 2012 dam pain from obama strategist david plouff
KRON
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
a look at decision 2012. just four days away president obama and mitt romney are both campaigning. he arrived in columbus, ohio and he will speak with different rallies and even bill clinton will be on behalf of president obama in the state of florida. with five- cities included. and other well- known names are going to be joining him on monday, bruce springsteen is performing at the presidential campaign stop in ohio. and jay - z is also going to be joining obama. >> mitt romney is also hitting the campaign trail with his closing arguments. this morning in wisconsin the will lay out the campaign theme. his speech is expected to focus on the economy after stopping in wisconsin he will travel on to ohio and both rallies in columbus and cincinnati. as a reminder, will have extended live coverage on oumidnight. and keep updated on our website we will is putting out facebook and live coverage on oumidnight. and keep updated on our website we will [ male announcer ]ebook and citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
difference, they might not go out. >> the president spent the day campaigning in wisconsin, colorado, and nevada. obama will host a campaign event in prince william county saturday afternoon. mitt romney spend the day in virginia. voters at a restaurant and a home business near roanoke. election day is five days away. >> now, we changed gears in excitement of music was the biggest night. came home with a trophy on what was a very exciting night there. autria has the excitement. h brad paisley opening up, might be hard to imagine the awards show -- they did just that. we are talking about the entertainer of the year moments ago.ew it was a big night for he and also -- blakeey shelton getting a little choked up. im mcgraw and kenny chesney taking the award for best musical performance of the year. what it was like tour together and being are andthat they working together. year -- the the wife team talked us backstage about what with theire doing brand award. is special. me and it wasfor ken.al for it was special for the fans to see as sing the song together every night. somet
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
store or google play. >>> the star power coming together for president obama's final day on the campaign trail. >>> you saw it here, country music's biggest stars and biggest night. the winners at last night's ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier sure does who are you? [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingredients to make amazing home-cooked meals. ♪ ambiance [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. your head-start to home cooked. >>> welcome back. here's what's left of the moisture throwing through northeast mountain snows and valley scattered showers temperatures in the 50s there, 40s back towards the great lakes, warm in the south, 72 atlanta, 88 dallas southwest 86 phoenix near 60 today in portland with a chance of rain flight arrival delays into laguardia all other airports on time. use our flight tracker abc7news.com. >>> 6:25. president obama is bringing in star power fo
Current
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am PDT
was a very very sad day for america, after president obama did not meet his noon deadline. >> yeah because he had nothing else to do. >> stephanie: uh-huh. >> what an idiot. >> stephanie: since he didn't jump through my hoop. all the president had to do was give simple pages, and the charity of 5 million is nowhere. some days those papers will come out, and people will say, you know what donald trump was right. no people a thousand years from now will still say, donald trump -- ♪ he is an idiot ♪ >> stephanie: this is a very very sad day for the united states. oh, please stop talking. [ buzzer ] >> he could give $5 million to a charity anyway. >> stephanie: yeah. >> just for all true wristic purposes. >> stephanie: red cross, something. >> >> steie: inutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." >> announcer: highbrow, lowbrow, unibrow. it's the "stephanie miller ♪ of sununu, you're wrong. mitt romney, you're wrong. we need more teachers, not fewer teachers and more cops and more firefighters that support ourhdhdhdhdenttv18hdcuhds1cspd67018enttvrrenttv doin
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
also springstein, bon jovi, and many others. >>> obama, romney, and countless political candidates around the nation present their final arguments on who you should vote for and why you should vote for them this final weekend before election day. >>> plus, the final details of what really happened on the 9/11 benghazi terror attack. >> announcer: this is "early today" for friday, november 2nd, 2012. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. a horrific week for the northeast and mid-atlantic states continues to unl fold. 94 people are confirmed dead in the u.s. from sandy. more than 4.5 million still don't have power, but that is down from a high of about 8 million. some of the biggest cries for help are coming from new york's statin island where the super storm has claimed at least 19 lives. among them, two little boys, brothers. a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old. their bodies were found in a marsh on thursday. their mother's suv was washed out by rising waters during the hurricane. >>> people living on that island told nbc's ann curry, support has been far too slow in coming. >> eve
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 4:25am EDT
attacks. >>> four days until election day and president obama is making up for the lull in campaigning because of the superstorm. the president was back on the campaign trail yesterday making appearances in wisconsin, nevada and boulder, colorado. tomorrow the president will be in manassas and will get a boost from former president bill clinton. >>> mitt romney is launching his four day sprint to finish the tour. today romney starts in wisconsin and heads to ohio for a couple of campaign rallies. both campaigns are waiting for today's big job report too. the monthly unemployment numbers come out later on this morning. economists are forecasting more than 1 hundred thousand jobs were added to the economy but they expect the rate to rise from september to october. >>> still ahead, as the number of meningitis cases continues to grow, a new discovery made in connection to the pharmacy that caused the outbreak. >>> and personal items of amy wine house come up missing from the house where she passed away.  >>> a fire in kentucky caused by a derailed tapger car
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 5:30am EDT
the economy. election day is tuesday november 6th. >> president obama is bringing star power for the final days of the campaign trail. bruce springsteen will perform at presidential stops along the way with wisconsin, ohio and iowa on the map and jay-z will perform at an ohio stop. >>> for most kids the major motivation is snag as much candy as possible. matthew gilbert is more concerned about where the candy is placed so he went for halloween as a bolt box. >> -- ballot box. >> this is a box that goes about down to here and it is split in happen when you vote we open it from the bottom and pour out candy and count each one. >> he factor in a 5% margin of airior for candy eaten alone the way. president obama won 90 to 3. gilbert went as ballot box in 2008 and obama won that too. >> pretty clever. >>> we are getting creative for breast cancer awareness. >> carol hospital september put together a video -- center put together a video called the pink dance. [ music ] >> i encourage you to check this out it's a fun video and part of a nationwide contest sponsored by medlinech the two thre
PBS
Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
election day, judy. but looking at the maps and the polling it's clear that president obama still has a narrow advantagin terms of hw you get to 270 electoral votes. two big developments to me have happened in the last 48 hours. the first one is the kind of ads governor romney is running. you mentioned one of them in your piece, that's the one in florida linking president obama to chavez and castro. the other one in ohio where governor romney for the first time brings up the auto issue where he's been battered on. neither of those ads were released to the press, they were just put on the air. that, as you know, is a giveaway that they don't want that ad to e wrten aboutthey wnt voters to see it. and that to me says they still have to move numbers in both florida and ohio and the second big thing, judy, the fact that governor romney on sunday is going to be in the philadelphia suburbs, that really speaks to the fact that they're looking for a way to 270 besides ohio. >> woodruff: margaret, you cover the white house, you're talking to them. they're hearing what the romney people are doi
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
it every day. in addition to that, there was obviously coordination with the obama campaign. president obama did not talk about climate change for the first four years. he has said in his mtv interview last week, he will not push for gay marriage in the second term. all the things that supposedly mayor bloomberg is for, president obama has either not done or said he is not going to do. it was opportunistic, political and really bad timing. >> eric: kimberly, any way you slice it, people say when there is a tragedy or disaster it's good for the president. people wait in four-hour lines to get gasoline, how could it be good? >> kimberly: this is bad for obama. certain point we're in this together, do this. then people start to get their patience and their emotion run very thin. people are not on salary position. they're trying to get in the city for babysitting housekeeping, service-oriented industry. they're not getting paid if they're not there. regardless of the political party. >> bob: this is most ridiculous analysis i've ever heard. >> eric: listen to president obama a c
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
said there is more work to do. mr. obama has been campaigning in ohio all day but is heading back here to washington tonight. >>> mitt romney doesn't see it that way. he says the report indicates the economy is at a standstill. at a rally in wisconsin today, he told supporters mr. obama in his words never truly understood how jobs are created ithe economy. from wisconsin romney moved on to multiple campaign stops in ohio. analysts say he must win ohio to win the presidency. the latest polls show a tight race there. president obama having a slight advantage over mr. romney. >>> wl, with just four days now to go, both candidates are choosing their final campaign stops carefully. in battleground virginia it will play a prominent role again this weekend. northern virginia bureau chief julie carey tells us what both sides are doing now to win the commonwealth. >> reporter: with four days to go campaign offices are gearing up for their most intense weekend of all. the final push to turn out voters. at this fairfax county gop office, volunteers and staffers kept the phone banks going while pr
PBS
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
day. the governor and president obama took a helicopter ride over the area from atlantic city down to an area where the governor had told people to get off and in many cases they didn't and he kind of jokingly but firmly let them know when they were speaking a couple minutes after the video you're seeing right now, he let them know he was not happy with them but he'd give them a break this time around. but it's just a very, very kind of like -- this is a -- you know it's not a big state geographically but it's a very densely populated state and very diverse when it comes to geography as well. the highlands took a tremendous hit because that's where the winds seemed to be the strongest and trees came down and power is out there and there's no telling when it will be restored. along the shore, of course, you're seeing some of the damage that occurred there where once stood houses there are now waves in some cases. then you go up farther north closer to new york city across the hudson and you have places like jersey city and hoboken, places that are populated with an awful lot of peop
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
suggest their bank of obama votes means that romney will have to win on election day well more than half the votes in key states to win. but the president is not relying solely on early voting or even on this new rekindled bipartisan pitch. in this state alone, diane, president obama and his allies have run 16,000 more ads than romney and his allies. and if that's not enough for you, on monday, president obama will be back here in ohio with bruce springsteen. diane? >> okay, thank you jake. >>> and also tonight, the latest in our brand new daily abc news/"washington post" polls. tonight, the poll gives mitt romney a one-point edge. so, we asked abc's david muir to tell us his strategy for the final stretch. >> reporter: mitt romney bolting through the battlegrounds. today, on the plane, it was the candidate taking pictures. romney capturing images of his staff sneaking a nap as romney races to the finish. in just the last 24 hours, virginia -- >> virginia, we're going to win on november 6th, i'll tell you that. >> reporter: wisconsin. >> god bless the people of wisconsin. thank you. >> r
CNN
Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
feel good. another critical story is in its final days from now until tuesday. president obama, mitt romney plan to campaign nonstop in battleground states. today the romney campaign added a new one to the list. is that a sign of confidence or is it a bluff? we'll talk about that. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. governor of getting it done. you know how to dance... with a deadline. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. this is awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is, business pro. yes, it is. go national. go like a pro. everyone in the nicu, all the nurses wanted to watch him when he was there 118 days. everything that you thought was important to you changes in ligh
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. >>> a final weekend of the campaign. >> the election is just four days away. it's a final friday on the campaign trail. president obama targeting voters in battleground ohio. >> you have a choice to make. >> mitt romney giving what he calls his closing arguments to voters in the midwest. >> we're shouting four more days. >> a presidential race still too close to call. you're watching the news edge you decide 2012, our coverage starts now. >> thanks for joining us. i'm brian bolter. the candidates are heading into the last weekend of campaign 2012, making their last pitch to voters. the president and mitt romney circling each other in the midwest and we're starting with tom fitzgerald on the trail. tom? >> reporter: good evening, brian. for several days, hurricane sandy dominated the conversation but there are the new numbers out tonight from the labor department. employers adding 175,000 jobs, but the jobless rate ticking up from sun.8 to 7 -- 7.8 to 7.9%, again, unemployment taking center stage in the campaign. we begin in springfield, ohio. president obama making three stops in
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 2:00am EDT
going on, which means no one is covering him. for five solid days it's been all obama on the air and all storm and no romney whatsoever. it's sucked the oxygen right out of his room. >> it's the first time when he said i'm unemployed like you guys to real unemployed people that it was true. at a rally in green bay, wisconsin, this morning the president spoke movingly about the aftermath of sandy and its destruction on the east coast. let's take a look at the president today in wisconsin. >> we've also been inspired these past few days because when disaster strikes, we see america at its best. >> one country! >> all the petty differences that consume us in normal times all seem to melt away. there are no democrats or republicans during a storm. there are just fellow americans. leaders of different parties working to fix what's broken. neighbors helping neighbors cope with tragedy. communities rallying to rebuild. a spirit that says in the end we're all in this together, that we rise or fall as one nation, as one people. >> it's interesting how gray the president's hair has gotten. one
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2012 10:00am EDT
. they are on the campaign trail with four days to go into the elections. president obama has three stops in ohio. coming up in about 15 minutes here on c-span, we will take you to the first stop of the day in hilltard outside columbus. the first lady michelle obama is campaigning in virginia today. at 5:30 eastern, we will take you to petersburg where she will be speaking with supporters. tonight on c-span, mitt romney and paul brian will be joined by their wives for a rally in west chester, ohio. another big names are appearing including condoleezza rice and senator john mccain this evening at 7:30 eastern and we will have that live on c-span. while we wait to hear from president obama in ohio, part of this morning's "washington journal," good morning to you. i want to assure you that 2012 battleground map we have been featuring for the last week or so here on the "washington journal." assuring the swing states in this election. this morning on the washington journal, we want to hear from the voters in the non-yellow states. everyone else in a blue, give us a call. we want to hear
Current
Nov 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
obama kills fly with one hand. it was impressive. i don't know that it needed so many days of press coverage. having had the chance to see this president fight hard for young people is inspiring to me. i don't think i would run for office. it is the next five days, getting the president re-elected. >> jennifer: all right. you're a hero. thank you so much. you could be making a lot of money doing something else right now. instead, you're fighting for your country in the way that you can. kal penn, thanks for joining us. surrogate on the campaign trail for president obama. much more to do on this thursday night edition of "the war room." don't go away. get irresistibly clean and fresh carpets in your home with resolve deep clean powder. the moist powder removes three times more dirt than vacuuming alone while neutralizing odors for a clean you can see, smell and really enjoy. don't just vacuum clean. resolve clean. >> read my lips. >> jennifer: tonight we continue with part four of our series the selling of the presidents with a look at celebrity ads. now, whether the celebrity is ext
KRON
Nov 1, 2012 8:00pm PDT
years but we are chanting only five more days. >>pam: president barack obama got a surprising endorsement from new york city mayor and independent blumberg. he made that announcement using this extreme weather to highlight the presidency mayor michael bloomberg developed a strong record of the economic policies with environmental impacts in his first term. panel mitt romney was heckled about climate change in that is exactly what caused this monster storm. and as they eventually pulled down his son and that said " and th-- end the climate silence'.. was his --sign... proposition 30 was in the bay area for the last minute campaign efforts for proposition dirty. dan kerman has t details. proposition 30. >> proposition 3 is crystal clear to invest in the california dream. keep the creativity, the innovation alive and expand and intensify. >> with just days to go california gov. jerry brown was in san francisco drumming up support for proposition 30 the temporary tax increase to help education. he says that this is simple. with money in the to the schools and into the dream or abo
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
good. like that. >>> all right. when we come back this morning, four more days until we find out if president obama gets four more years. >>> and then, a warning in the wake of hurricane sandy. be on the lookout for scam artists. >>> and joe biden stops by "the late show." and this time, the laughs are from him, not on him. >>> well, that is the closing bell last night, at the new york stock exchange. abc's sam champion, there in his orange coat. hard to miss sam in that picture. surrounded by other new york weather experts. a nod, of course, to their tireless and critical work throughout this week. the dow was up 136 points. >>> economic reports don't get any bigger than the one due out later this morning. the government releases the october employment numbers just four days before the election. a crucial report on wall street and the campaign trail. experts say, look for 125,000 new jobs last month, showing modest growth, with the unemployment rate steady at 7.8%. >>> well, there could be some manmade misery adding to the toll of hurricane sandy. scammers, out to take advantage of
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
hours in ohio. that is what the next few days will feel like. president obama and governor romney are in the buckeye state as if the whole race may depend on it. guess what? it probably does. we'll go live to the site of the president's event this morning near columbus. there are more than just two guys running for office. house republicans could actually pick up a few seats on tuesday. we'll talk to the gop's man in charge of holding on to the house and the guy who predicted this could happen more than two years ago. november 2, 2012. this is the daily rundown. i'm chuck todd. let's get to my first read of the morning. four days after one of the worst storms ever to hit the country residents are reeling from sandy's impact. according to an early estimate from ploody's analytic the damage will approach $50 billion including property damage and loss of economic aft ty. more than 3.5 home owners and businesses are facing a day without power. the good news the number keeps coming down but there are still millions without power and then new york, staten island where at least 90 people wer
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
three or four day days. it will be true in new jersey and maryland. they're going for obama anyway. but pennsylvania another one. hope they get the electricity gets back to the voting machines. >> eric: it may be the best thing. given what is going on, there is a lot of alleged voter fraud going on. some of the machines people are voting for mitt romney and it's coming up barack obama. they say it's because of the salbration. it's quirky though, it's not going the other way. trying to vote for romney and ending up obama. i don't know. maybe a paper ballot wouldn't a bad thing. >> bob: i don't know who thought of that but a hell of a good idea. there you go. one more thing is up next. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] with 160 more miles per tank, the distances aren't getting shorter. ♪ the trucks are going farther. the new 2013 ram 1500. ♪ with the best-in-class fuel economy. engineered to move heaven and earth. ♪ guts. glory. ram. ♪ customer erin swenson bought so, i'm happy. today. sales go up... i'm happy. it went out today... i'm happy. what if she's not home? (together) she won't
FOX Business
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
president obama on election day? we'll talk about that one too. do you ever have too much money? we'll be right back. ♪ melissa: all right we have breaking news right now. the new york city marathon is officially canceled. superstorm sandy wreaked destruction throughout the new york city area. all this time mayor bloomberg is insisting the marathon would go on as planned this sunday but now, the mayor confirms, the marathon will be canceled after all. he just did it. joining me now in a fox business exclusive is famed marathoner, bart yasso, the chief running officer with "runners world". give me reaction to this news? >> yeah, you know i'm shocked. when i came into the city, left my home in pennsylvania where we didn't have any power, when i got here, i listened to the mayor's press conference and he said the race was on and, you know, it wasn't going to affect, they weren't going to take any resource from people that need help devastated by sandy, so i supported his decision knowing that. melissa: he was on earlier today. he was on the air and he came out and at time it was 1:00 this
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
even more frayed. >>> four days to go, president obama arrives in ohio overnight and governor romney heads there as well as both camps brace for this morning's all-important jobs report and the impact of sandy looms large over election day. >>> and walk this way. new yorkers in need of a lift are about to get one on our plaza. the countdown has begun for aerosmith's first ever morning show concert today, friday, november 2nd, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. this has been a hard week around here, but it's nice to have something to smile about this morning. aerosmith here on the plaza. >> a confession, i walked outside a second ago as they were rehearsing to see steve tyler behind a microphotograph and joe perry walking up and down the stage. this is just a destruction. the death toll from sandy has risen to more than 90 people. there's a lot of talk about the situati
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
you for tuning in. four days until election day. the real clear politics shows president obama with 47.4% in national polls, mitt romney has 47.3% the new york times 538 blog says that if the election were held today, the president would win 303 electoral votes and romney would win 235. 270 are needed to win the white house. the times blog gives the president an 81% chance of winning the election. romney has a 19% chance. and as of tonight, 25 million people have already voted but long lines are creating a serious situation in some parts of florida. yes, florida all over again. some people are waiting three hours or more to vote and we will be asking why governor rick scott in florida is refusing to extend hours as his predecessors have done. but we start with tonight's lead. the closer. just four days to go and president obama is sprinting to the finish line with a passionate pitch to ohio voters and he's doing so by dismantling governor romney's rationale in this race one line of the obama argument, i am the guy you know. >> after four years as president, you know me. you may not
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
% to 7.8%. >>> ohio, once again the focus of both candidates today. president obama will begin the day in hilliard and also campaign in springfield and lima before returning to the white house. the president will visit northern virginia tomorrow and hold a rally at jiffy lube along with former president bill clinton and singer dave matthews. and mitt romney will deliver his closing arguments for why voters should elect him. he'll hold rallies in columbus and cincinnati. no republican has ever lost in ohio and gone on to win the election. >>> in madryland, polling centes open from 8:00 until morning until 9:00 tonight. early voting was supposed to end yesterday, but it was extended due to hurricane sandy. >>> traffic backed up for miles at bridges. how new yorkers are dealing with the gridlock to get around the city. >>> the contingency plans being made right now in jersey shore ahead of election day. >>> one of the nationals best players of the season is now a free agent. first baseman adam laroche declined a $10 million option order by the nets. he won his first gold glove earlier
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 2:00am PDT
obama and romney campaigns will be in a virtual non-stop rush to election day. the election is about the economy as you know. a national public radio poll, 57% say economic issues are most likely to affect their vote. in an abc news/washington post poll 47% believe romney would do a better job hand mg the economy. romney is more likely to improve the job situation compared to 42% for president barack obama. paul, i know you love these numbers. it's down to the wire now. i have the campaign schedule. it's crazy. what do they have planned on the final days to the race? >> it's all about location, location, location in the final four days of campaigning before the election. look at the map and where the president will be. look at the map and you get a sense of ohio, ohio, ohio is pretty important. the president making a number of stops in ohio and iowa. he's going end his campaign in iowa. this is the place where he got his first victory in january, 2008. if you look at the map for romney as well, a lot in ohio as well. other states there, one in particular is pennsylvania. he will be t
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: both sides acknowledge the storm provided mr. obama with a valuable opportunity to show bipartisan leadership in the closing days of this race. republican new jersey governor and romney supporter chris christie repeatedly praised the president's performance and his compassion. >> you're go it to be okay. everybody is safe. >> reporter: today, mr. obama was back in campaign mode, deriding governor romney's eromise to bring change to washington. >> another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy isn't change. >> no! >> turning medicare into a voucher is change, but we don't want that change. oveeporter: the president's iveedule over the next five days tells you a lot about his mpaiaign strategy. he'll be spending a great deal of time in ohio and wisconsin, trying to build a midwest firewall to prevent governor romney, scott, from getting 270 electoral votes. >> pelley: well, nancy, governor eymney went hunting for votes today in another swing state, virginia. snd jan crawford is covering his campaign. mp we really can't have four more years like the last four re ys. i
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
took office. think of that, today's unemployment is higher today than the day barack obama took office. he promised to save social security and medicare from insolvency, and he didn't. rather he raided $716 billion from medicare to pay for the obama devoted obama care. he said he would lower health care insurance premiums for the average family by $2,500 a year by each other, and now they are $3,000 higher for a average family. and gasoline, the american family now pays $2,000 a year more for gasoline than when he was elected. of course, he also said he would work across the aisle on the most important issues. listen to, this he has not met on the economy or the budget or on jobs with either of the republican leader of the house or the senate since july. instead of bridging the divide, he's made it wider. now how is it that he has fallen so short of what he promised? in part, it is because he never led before. he never worked across the aisle before, and he never truly understood how jobs are created this the economy. and today, he is of course making new promises. promises he w
KRON
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
. you have to invest. >> president clinton making his case for four more years for president obama with the election four days away. the race is close and florida and it is coming down to florida and ohio to the size of state for mitt romney path to the lead toward a college for the delicate that he needs to be elected president. heavy campaigning over the next four days expected especially in florida and ohio. we will bring more of information from bill clinton's rally for president obama. >> thank you mark. the north is still sticking picking up the pieces after sandy slammed the coastline four days ago. these are some of the latest pictures coming in. at last count about 98 people have been killed in the stung. just in the u.s. alone not including the deaths in the caribbean. new yorkers are facing on the day of power outages and crippled transportation. there's reports of fuel surges. line for gas stretch for miles in jersey. the mayor says the were hit the worst. >> what we have to do is in memory of those that we lost to make sure that we build as quickly as we can and as saf
PBS
Nov 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
an aggressive message against president obama. he for two days couldn't do that as not beenthat helpful to him. again, any time president has the opportunity to show himself as above politics, as being a commander-in-chiefthe public service element of thepu job not the political side of the job is beneficial for the incumbent. an certainly images of this president and perhaps the most famous governor in america, chris christie, a republican, side by sidewalking around the board walk on the jersey shore, that's what president obama could not have asked for for the final five days of this campign judy. >> woodruff: margaret, what about these states? i looked again at this list of states the president is going to over the next several days. it's the same battlegrand states we've been focused on. we showed them there in the a.pe p of the states considered tossups. do they see movement in onep state or another? and how do they read the romney going to pennsylvania, running ads in minnesota? >> sometimes when you go to a state that's a rea it's because you want to expand your win. the
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
state back into play before tuesday. meanwhile, president obama will spend the entire day today in ohio. he'll hit wisconsin, iowa, virginia, new hampshire, florida and colorado in the coming days. the president will close his campaign by calling on two of his most bold-faced surrogates, jay-z and bruce springsteen. they will perform in ohio on monday. but if team o has the boss to close the deal romney land has meat loaf and ricky skaggs. >> i want to thank ricky skrags -- skrugs rather -- skrags, can't get it right -- for entertaining. >> ricky skaggs. batting for the president, sober minded political figures including colin powell and michael bloomberg and for romney, sober minded political figures including the donald. that said both candidates have tinseltown on their side. for obama, eva longoria, george clooney, sarah jessica parker. and for mitt romney, clint eastwood and mr. burns. >> mitt strapped his mutt to the roof of the car for a 350 mile jaunt. we will explain why mitt is once again [ inaudible ]. what's that? you like being tied to the roof of the car? because it a
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
barack obama took office. >> just four days to go until americans cast their ballots. but will the new jobs numbers help undecided voters make up their minds? tonight yet another new story line as we near the finish line in the race for the white house. plus, new hope for patients as the hope for fuel begins to grow desperate. but with lines in some cases now stretching for miles, sempers and of in the storm zone are on the rise. >> no gas. they just closed. oh, my god! >> tonight new promises that help is on the way. >> but first from fox this friday night the fuel tankers carrying millions gallons of desperately needed gasoline to the heart of the hurricane zone are offshore and ready to be unloaded b. but getting the gas from ships to cars is proving to be a herculean task. people have had to wait to fill up in many times lines that stretch for miles. trying to buy fuel for vehicles and generators. then you have all the people to wait in line and get to the front and find the pumps have run dry. >> i have been here for three hours. >> three hours? >> three hours. >>. >> no breakfast
CNN
Nov 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
differently. >>> the day after the devastation with governor christie president obama was back campaigning and five days to go until the election, jennifer granholm, former governor of michigan and republican strategist kellyanne conway, welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> let me start with you if i can, kellyanne. mitt romney a week ago was off a momentum and heading possibly to victory on tuesday. which ever way you look at this, this hasn't been a good few days for him politically. clearly the most important thing is the safety of the people involved. >> absolutely. >> and we accept that. but politically his momentum has stalled. the president has been out there being a president. >> it could be. but i'm with mayor booker and governor christie on this one, which is, it's so difficult to even a talk about politics at a time like this but you have tuesday coming up. you have early voting going on right now in the states. so the events in front of them, i think it can go either way. people will either disassociate with the current events and how they feel for the last four years or they
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 3:00am EDT
. >> president obama was dealt a tough hand. we were told that. we hear this every day almost if you watch tv. you know, and, of course, it's my brother's fault for everything that goes on. it's almost as though the dog ate my homework is the reason why we're going through tough times. >> what are your thoughts on that, michael? >> well, of course, that's what he's going to say, but the fact of the matter is that the financial crisis that we got into was george bush's fault. it was the republican party's fault. sure you can trace some things back to clinton, the deregulation of glass steagall in 1999/2000, but nobody was watching the henhouse when the banks were doing what they were doing under bush. so it is true. if anything, ed, if anything, i believe that the democrats haven't done enough during this campaign season to draw a direct line between w. and romney and say, these are the policies that created the crisis and romney wants to enact exactly these policies. repeal dodd/frank and lower tax cuts on rich people which is exactly what got us into the problem in the first place. i think d
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
convention. governor christie spent the last four days praising the president of the united states in his partnership in storm preparation and response to the disaster. president obama passed, i think, the reach across the aisle test with flying colors. don't you think? the president spoke about his unified goal during a campaign stop in green bay. >> when disaster strikes, we america a all the petty differences that consume seem to me there a republicans during a storm. they're just fellow americans. leaders of different parties working to fix what's broken. neighbors helping neighbors cope with tragedy. communities rallying to rebuild. a spirit that says, in the end, we're all in this together. >> when you have a willing partner, you can get things done. all americans are willing can't let you succeed in anything. that's our ticket to coming back." what if we took that attitude right there to the storm damage and cleanup? now mitt romney said he's the guy who can reach across the aisle? not according to the most influential in washington, grover norquist. according to norquist, mitt
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
voter. for president obama the storm shows people suffering and it will be a tough day to get your supporters to vote. >>shepard: i wondered about that. by day five of a hurricane, or day six everyone picks someone to be mad at. sometimes it is the local, sometimes it is mad at your president. >>guest: and all heart strings that were pulled by the governor of new jersey and the president coming together it towns to bitterness. watching people not getting food or gasoline and not able to get to work, it starts to upset people. five days in, by tuesday morning, the nation could feel differently about this than on thursday. >>shepard: we will see. the cycles go fast. see you on tuesday night. >>guest: i look forward to it. >>shepard: new york city mayor says the annual marathon will go on as landed. of course, here comes the incoming, a lost knockers are trying to figure out where they stay, how they will get gas if their cars and whether they can get food on the table so the mayor is taking some heat. and the race planners say they still don't know how they will get runers to the sta
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 2:00pm PDT
to talk to anybody after this election if they haven't bothered to vote. with four days to go president obama and mitt romney made their closing arguments today at multiple stops in ohio and wisconsin. take a look at some of the sights and sounds from this day of campaigning. ♪ >> in this campaign he's tried as hard as he can to repackage, to repackage these same policies and offer them up as change. >> do you want more of the same or do you want real change? >> giving more power back to the biggest banks, that's not change. >> and we need real change. >> another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy, that's not change. >> president obama has tried to convince folks that these last four years have been a success. >> by the way, when you try to change the facts just because they're inconvenient to your campaign, that's definitely not change. gee wants to take all the ideas from the first term, you know, the stimulus, the borrowing, obama care, all the rest, and then go back and do it all over again. >> you may be frustrated sometimes at the pace of change, but you know
WHUT
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
created every month to keep up with the growing population. president obama and his rival mitt romney have a matter of days to swing voters their way. the mayor of new york knows who he will support. michael bloomberg says superstorm sandy has helped him make up his mind. rally inent obama's colorado in 2008, a young adoring crowd. >> are you fired up? [cheers] >> the placards or different, but the change is still on the agenda. it is just that change takes time, he says. >> you know where i stand and you know i'm willing to make tough decisions even when they are not politically convenient. [cheers and applause] >> the looked like he was enjoying himself, which was not always the case in this campaign. people wondered after he still had a fight in him, after his first debate. he also had good reason to smile. the unexpected backing of new york mayor michael bloomberg, out from managing the city's response to hurricane sandy to endorse president obama. he was not un critical of the president, but he link to the hurricane to climate change and said that the storm has brought tuesday's
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
election day and went onto lose the state by over ten points. new nbc polls shows president obama over mitt romney. in wisconsin, president obama polled at 49% with mitt romney at 46%. in new hampshire president obama polled at 49%, mitt romney at 47% and detroit press poll and cnn poll showed in colorado president obama at 50% and mitt romney at 48%. tonight president obama has an 81% chance of winning re-election. alex cwagner, so mike bloomberg somehow finally made up his mind. everyone is focused on the climate change. in that article he mentions the pez's position on abortion and the health care law. so this isn't just this week. this is something that mayor bloomberg has been thinking about for some time and it is coming as the president finished the bromance tour with chris christie. it is a good week for the president. >> when you read the mayor's reasons, what was he waiting for. there wasn't a single thing that he was in line for? >> it seems to me that he is someone who has a large conception on his role on american national affairs and an early endorsement would not preserv
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